May 6th is officially No Diet Day and Beverage Day.
Welcome to day 126 of 365! We’re still 239 days away from celebrating the new year, but we’ve gotta look forward to something right?
For those of you who were born on May 6th, your zodiac sign is Taurus.
Is today your birthday? Be sure to find out all the historical events that happened on this day, including events related to war, literature, music, celebrities and so much more.
Did you know that on this day in 1840, the world’s first adhesive postage stamp in a public postal system was used? It was named the Penny Black used in the United Kingdom.
Keep reading for more facts about May 6th in history!
What Happened On May 6 In History?
The final episode of “Friends” aired.
The 10th season of "Friends" was its last. The final episode, "The One Where They Say Goodbye" had 52.5 million viewers. It was the 5th most watched TV finale in the history of the US, and the most watched episode of any TV series in the 2000's decade.
United States President Eisenhower signed the Civil Rights Act of 1960.
This Act incurred punishment for anyone who tried to stop anyone else's attempt to register to vote. It was written in order to handle the discriminatory laws and practices in the South, especially to protect African-American and Mexican voters.
14,000 German troops and 6,000 Spanish troops attacked Rome in a manner resembling the barbarian pillages about 1,000 years prior. There were only 5,000 militiamen protecting the city. The Sack of Rome is regarded as the end of the Italian High Renaissance.
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